By Richelle Mead
Eugenie Markham is a shaman for rent, paid to bind and banish creatures from the Otherworld. yet after her final conflict, she s additionally develop into queen of the Thorn Land. It s not often an resentful existence, now not along with her state in tatters, her love lifestyles in chaos, and Eugenie wanting to steer clear of the prophecy approximately her firstborn destroying mankind. And now younger ladies are disappearing from the Otherworld, and no one--except Eugenie--seems keen to determine why.
Eugenie has spilled lots of fey blood in her time, yet this enemy is wise, refined, and nursing a truly own grudge. And the lads in her existence aren t making issues any more straightforward. Her boyfriend Kiyo is preoccupied together with his pregnant ex, and horny fey king Dorian consistently poses a perilous distraction. without or with their support, Eugenie needs to enterprise deep into the Otherworld and belief in an unpredictable energy she will be able to slightly regulate. Reluctant queen or now not, Eugenie has sworn to do her duty--even if it skill dealing with the darkest--and deadliest--side of her nature...
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A nice read." --Patricia Briggs, New York Times Bestselling Author
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My hope was that they could simply be talked into leaving. “That’s really nice and all, but I mean it: you can’t stay here. I’ve got to send you back to the Otherworld. ” The plaid one scowled. “You’re as cruel as they say, Eugenie Thorn Queen. ” I tried not to scowl right back. Before learning about my gentry blood, I’d often conducted shamanic business under the pseudonym Odile Dark Swan. It was what Otherworld denizens had known and feared me as. I wasn’t thrilled to know that no part of my identity was a secret anymore.
They were pretty badly wrinkled, and I didn’t doubt that I had grass in my hair from last night. “No,” I said. ” Unfortunately, that proved impossible. When we entered the room, Leith leapt up, face aglow with delight. “Your majesty! ” He swept me a half-bow and kissed my hand. com) look. “I hope you don’t mind me arriving like this. ” “Sure,” I said, taking my hand back. ” The room was a comfortable parlor that still bore the signs of Aeson’s tastes in decorating. Tapestries, lots of velvet, and dark colors.
We’re helping,” argued one of the paisley ones. “Do you know how messy these people are? ” If Trisha’s house had resembled Wil’s before the kobolds arrived, I could well imagine it. Kobolds were kind of like benign goblins, originating in northern Europe and rarely given to maliciousness unless provoked. My hope was that they could simply be talked into leaving. “That’s really nice and all, but I mean it: you can’t stay here. I’ve got to send you back to the Otherworld. ” The plaid one scowled.
Dark Swan 2 - Thorn Queen by Richelle Mead